Aljazeera: Ethiopia tries investment as cure for Ogaden conflict.
Aljazeera: Jijiga, Ethiopia – Eleven-year-old Bushra Saad Awsiad’s father was killed four years ago. The Ethiopian government says he was murdered by fighters from the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF), a group it considers a terrorist organisation.
Bushra – along with hundreds of other children who lost their parents in a decades-long conflict between the government and the rebel group – live and go to school at a government-run orphanage.
“I want to be a doctor when I grow up,” Bushra told Al Jazeera. “I want to treat the elderly people and the vulnerable. I want to take care of them for my country.”
The ONLF has been fighting for an independent homeland for ethnic Somalis in the region known as Ogaden, in eastern Ethiopia. Jijiga is the region’s capital.